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David Edelstein

What political scientists know about occupation, applied to Gaza

Experts on the politics of foreign occupations tackle big questions in this week’s Good Chat.

International relations scholar Nuno Monteiro asked and answered the big questions about real-world politics

Monteiro, who passed away this month, influenced debates about U.S. dominance in the world

How the U.S.-Iran conflict could help China and Russia

Will preoccupation with Iran shift U.S. attention away from other urgent concerns?

A more assertive Beijing raises new questions for U.S.-China relations